Conner Gwyn Schenck PLLC attorneys provide representation to the construction industry across a broad range of regulatory issues, including representation before occupational licensing boards, the North Carolina Department of Labor, and the North Carolina Safety and Health Review Board.

We represent individuals and companies requiring assistance in obtaining proper professional and trade contractor licenses and defending against charges brought by licensing boards. We routinely assist out-of-state design firms in complying with North Carolina’s licensing and business registration statutes and regulations. As project delivery systems have advanced, application of design professional and contractor licensing regulations have become more complex. We help clients obtain the required licensure and address licensure issues in a variety of situations, pre- and post-project commencement.

Our experience and our working relationship with regulatory boards allow us to provide comprehensive representation before occupational licensing boards in both formal and informal venues. We routinely represent clients before the following boards: North Carolina Board of Architecture and Registered Interior Designers, North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors, North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors, North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors, North Carolina Board for Licensing of Geologists, North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects, and North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors

In our OSHA practice, we provide clients with comprehensive representation in all aspects of project safety. We routinely represent companies charged with violations of safety and health regulations as well as companies seeking guidance on implementing and executing safety programs and policies.

We regularly represent clients in connection with contested OSHA citations before the North Carolina Safety and Health Review Board. We work with OSHA personnel and the North Carolina Department of Justice to negotiate fair and reasonable settlements of OSHA citations. When a settlement cannot be negotiated, we represent clients in hearings before the Hearing Examiners of the Safety and Health Review Board. We have represented clients on OSHA citations involving fall protection, excavations, personal protective equipment, overhead power lines, energized circuitry, tilt-up wall construction, asbestos-containing material, equipment maintenance, manufacturing facility safety and a general contractor’s responsibility for work site safety. We have also represented clients in successful appeals of Hearing Examiner’s decisions to the full Safety and Health Review Board.

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